QA Analyst - Asset Management

My client, an asset management company based in London are going through a period of significant change and are looking for an experienced QA Analyst to join the IT applications team.

GBP Rate Industry Investment & Corporate Banking Location UK - England - London Type Permanent Ref JN -072019-442035 Posted 144 days ago

Job Description

QA Analyst – Asset Management


Salary: Competitive

Location: London


My client, an asset management company based in London are going through a period of significant change and are looking for an experienced QA Analyst to join the IT applications team. The IT applications team is responsible for supporting all production business applications as well as managing and promoting IT change surrounding these systems, whether this is business process change or system developments.

 

Role responsibilities –


  • Work with Development to get an automated testing solution up and running for the Markit EDM backend e.g. files being processed and mastered into EDM for security information, then take over as the reference point for ongoing maintenance and enhancement of the automated tests
  • Support and perform manual quality assurance and testing on various applications that are central to the business.
  • Create / identify / adapt reusable test scripts to provide full coverage of business requirements together with regression testing that will meet appropriate levels of control for quality, risk and audit purposes
  • Execute test scripts and provide MI and evidence that will meet appropriate levels of control for quality, risk and audit purposes
  • Investigate issues identified and if appropriate raise as defects, working with developers, BA’s etc. to ensure their timely resolution
  • Review and provide feedback on Business Requirements to ensure that they are fully understood, unambiguous and testable
  • Help to build and maintain a library of application and interface regression test scripts covering technical dependencies and business processes 

 

What we’re looking for –


  • Good communicator with ability to work directly with key IT teams, project teams, users and fund managers.
  • Positive can-do attitude with the ability to take ownership and resolve issues on their own accord. Ability to perform under pressure and prioritise tasks appropriately
  • Experience dealing with users and/or vendors from both a business and technical perspective
  • Experience working in an Asset Management type environment and able to pragmatically tailor testing strategies to business needs and risks.
  • Good client facing skills
  • Enjoys problem solving and investigation and good organisational skills
  • Self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative


Skills needed for the role –


  • Significant & demonstrable QA analyst experience
  • Automated testing methods / tools / frameworks e.g. hqTestLite, FitNesse
  • Creating comprehensive test cases from complex business requirements
  • Test execution, raising informative defects and managing them through to resolution
  • Timely, informative and accurate updates / reporting, including escalation as appropriate to achieve the best results
  • Test planning and estimation
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Windows and Linux skills
  • MS Excel and Office skills


Please get in touch for more information!

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Chris Tin Managing Consultant

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